Virtual Reality Therapy: helping old people remember – Lingohack



A care home in Oxford is using virtual reality technology to help elderly people with dementia to retrieve some personal memories.
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The story…
Virtual Reality Therapy: helping old people remember

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elderly people

Need-to-know language
care home – place where old people unable to care for themselves live

dementia – condition which affects the memory of mainly older people

trip down memory lane – moment of enjoyment of pleasant memories

no longer with us – dead (polite)

disorientating – confusing

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Who are the designers of the VR experience working with to improve it?

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